Strasbourg, 8 November 2021




WEDNESDAY 8 DECEMBER 2021 (9.30 am to 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 5.30 pm)

THURSDAY 9 DECEMBER 2021 (9.30 am to 1.00 pm and 3.00 pm to 6.00 pm)


DAY 1 – Wednesday 8 December 2021


1. Opening of the meeting

  • by the Chair of the CDCPP
  • and address by the Director of Democratic Participation


2. Adoption of the agenda



3. Elections: Online procedure and possible late nominations



4. CDCPP Terms of Reference (2022-2025)



5. CDCPP Strategy 2022-2025

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6.Working Group on the Draft recommendation on the role of culture, cultural heritage and landscape in helping to address global challenges

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7. Working Group on Policy guidelines for an integrated culture, nature and landscape management



8. Preparation of an implementation report on Recommendation No. R (2000)13 of the Committee of Ministers to member States on a European policy on access to archives



9. Eurimages – update on a new scheme of pan-European public financial support and a legal framework to facilitate international TV series co-productions



10. High-level event on culture/heritage, during the Italian Chairmanship of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe


3. Elections: Announcement of the candidates and presentations


11. Thematic session

Archaeology and digital technologies - exchange of best practices with particular reference to the European Convention on the Protection of the Archaeological Heritage (revised, Valletta, 1992)




DAY 2 – Thursday 9 December 2021


12.1 Culture


Work programme 2021:

  • Digital #Exhibition “Free to create, create to be free”;
  • Progress report on the Association of the Compendium of Cultural Policies and Trends;
  • Cultural Policy Review, Technical Assistance – Ukraine; Republic of Moldova.

12.2 Cultural Heritage


Work programme 2021:

  • Council of Europe Convention on Offences relating to Cultural Property;
  • European Heritage Days – item for 8 December;
  • Strategy 21;
  • Faro Convention Action Plan and Joint Project “The Faro Way”;

12.3 Council of Europe Landscape Convention


Work programme 2021:

  • Part 1 – National policies and international co-operation for the implementation of the Council of Europe Landscape Convention;
  • Part 2 – Work Programme and Action Plan for the implementation of the Council of Europe Landscape Convention 2021-2023.


13. Information concerning other Council of Europe activities in the fields of culture, heritage and landscape

  • Enlarged Partial Agreement on Cultural Routes;
  • Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe;
  • Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.


14. Information on EU and other co-operation

  • Co-operation with the European Union and other international bodies;
  • Information on the 2021 G-20 process regarding culture;
  • Update on the Davos Declaration on Baukultur;
  • Co-operation with civil society and professional associations.


15. Working methods of the CDCPP and future work

  • Granting of observer status – request received from the Federation for Education in Europe (FEDE)
  • Date of the next meeting
  • Any other business
  • Meeting report (sent to delegations after the meeting)
  • Close of the meeting

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